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Noel Towell The ATO faces a future as a second-rate tax organisation without urgent and ''transformational'' reform.
Noel Towell Treasury does not listen to anyone else, Foreign Affairs does not talk to anyone else and Finance is not very good at talking to itself.
Noel Towell Public Service Commission says it has solid evidence there is no ''sickie culture'' in the federal bureaucracy.
Noel Towell The federal bureaucracy under Labor copped its largest staff cut since the late 1990s, as years of efficiency dividends finally began to bite into the workforce.
Noel Towell A $38m aid project in PNG could help foist deadly counterfeit drugs onto the nation's poorest villagers.
Noel Towell The Australian government has been warned a $38 million medical aid project in Papua New Guinea could be used to foist deadly counterfeit drugs onto some of PNG's poorest villagers.
Noel Towell As thousands of Canberra public servants face redundancy, a senior Howard-government era bureaucrat has been plucked from retirement by his old department on a wage equal to $300,000 a year.
Noel Towell More cuts to the public sector risk damage to Australia's social infrastructure, the main public sector union warns.
Noel Towell Federal workplace insurer 'flouts the law' in a bid to keep the cost of public service workers’ compensation payouts down, says lawyer.
Noel Towell AusIndustry staff were told on Monday to expect job losses at its operations across the nation.
Noel Towell The wave of redundancies sweeping the Australian Public Service will hit the Australian Valuation Office next.
Noel Towell and Nick Ralston The alleged ringleader of the Defence Force’s “knights of the Jedi Council” has been charged by NSW Police in Queanbeyan on Tuesday.
Noel Towell, Nick Ralston The alleged ringleader of the Defence Force’s ‘‘Knights of the Jedi Council’’ was charged by NSW police in Queanbeyan on Monday.
Noel Towell The Defence Department has won a costly victory in its "war" on the degradation of women, with a bureaucrat sacked over email porn but pocketing a five-figure compensation payout.
Noel Towell The wave of cost cutting sweeping the federal government is about to hit the agency that writes the nation's laws, with the Office of Parliamentary Counsel in Canberra preparing for job cuts.
Noel Towell Hundreds of public servants have been told to quit their jobs if they do not want to implement the Abbott government's policies.
Noel Towell Government departments are still hiring contractors and consultants - some charging thousands of dollars per day - despite the order to freeze all public service recruitment.
Noel Towell The Defence Department has won a costly victory in its “war” on the degradation of women with an air force bureaucrat sacked over email porn but pocketing a five-figure compensation payout.
Noel Towell The government may have to compensate those sacked by AusAID even before they started work .
Noel Towell Staff from abolished development agency AusAID could face a wait of another seven months before they know if they have a job, or even where they will be working.